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May/June 2016 Mind & Brain











May/June 2016 •  Mind & Brain


Mind + Brain (PDF)  Philosophy and neuroscience at CTY

A Meeting of the Minds at the National Brain Bee (PDF)

A Fish of a Different Color  My neuroscience internship

Immersed in Brain Science • Summer research at Rockefeller University

Brain Training  • Four graduate students share their research

Prime Time for Brain Science • Exciting new findings, from brain maps to mindfulness

Making the Connection• Teaching kids about mind, media, and health

Pitch Perfect (PDF) • The lure of rugby

My Stress-Free Adventure  Scuba, sailing, and discovery


In My Own Words (PDF) • Karl Deisseroth, Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry, Stanford University

Selected Opportunities & Resources

Off the Shelf • Review of Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant

Word Wise

Exploring Career Options • Interview with neuropsychologist Lisa Jacobson

One Step Ahead (PDF) • Ten commandments for college success

Planning Ahead for College  (PDF) • Can your dream school become a reality?

Students Review • NYU

Creative Minds Imagine • Fiction contest winners

Mark Your Calendar

Knossos Games


These related articles were published in previous issues of Imagine:

Ancient Medicine Meets Modern Technology (PDF) • The Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Brain Gate (PDF) • Turning thoughts into action

Bridging the Gap PDF) • Turning lab science into medical treatments 

Funding Hope (PDF) • Raising money to fight cancer

In My Own Words (PDF) • Steven Pinker, Ph.D.

The Musical Brain (PDF) • Interview with Dr. Charles Limb

My Summer at SIMR (PDF) • The Stanford Institutes of Medicine Research Program

The Proper Care & Feeding of the Teenage Brain (PDF) 

Same and Different (PDF) • Highly able and twice-exceptional brains at work

Shedding Light on Schizophrenia (PDF) • The powerful potential of optogenetics

Through the Looking Glass (PDF) • Understanding the world of the Alzheimer's patient

Unraveling the Mysteries of Memory (PDF) • The NINDS Summer Program in Neurological Sciences

Thanks to the generosity of the Squire Family Foundation, the entire contents of Imagine's Philosophy issue is available online.